Sandra Joan Morris




Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek
750 B Street, Suite 2100
San Diego CA, 92101
Phone: (619) 685-3042
Fax: (619) 702-6855






Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation




  • Orange, California
  • San Diego, California

Legal Organizations

State Bar of California, Family Law Executive Committee and Juvenile Justice Committee; San Diego County Bar Assn., Certified Family Law Specialists Committee, Chair 1995-96 and Chair Juvenile Law Committee 1974-76; Lawyers Club of San Diego, Board of Directors; International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; American College of Family Trial Lawyers; American Bar Assn., Executive Member Juvenile Law and Marital Property Committees, Faculty-Trial Advocacy Institute; CA Senate Subcommittee on Administration of Justice Family Law Advisory Commission; Elkins Task Force, CA Judicial Council; San Diego Collaborative Law Group; Founder Center for Problem Resolution.


"Best Lawyers in America," since 1995 and Best Family Law Attorney in San Diego 2010; "Best Lawyers in San Diego," San Diego Magazine since 1983; "Super Lawyers," in Southern California every year (Family Law), and for ADR 2014 (only San Diego Family Law Attorney so honored); So. Ca. Chapter "Normy" Award-Family Law Person of The Year, 2004; "Best 25 Lawyers in San Diego," Metropolitan Magazine, 2010;

CLE Presentations

To: AAML National; Southern California Chapter; Various Chapters; ACFTL; IAML; ABA Trial Advocacy Institute; ABA; CA State Bar; Certified Family Law Specialists. Topics: Direct Examination, Cross-Examination, Trial Preparation, Advanced Motion Practice, Litigating Complex Tax Issues, High Maintenance Awards, Property Valuation, Expert Examination, Transmutation, Fiduciary Duty (Feldman case), Ethics, Same Sex Marriages, Child Custody, Sexual Abuse, Presenting Yourself in Court, Due Prosess Procedures in Family Law (Elkins case, Litigating Under Elkins.


Journal AAML 'Overview of Pension Law,' Sexual Abuse Allegations in Divorce/Custody Cases.'; SD Trial Lawyers, "Rights of Putative and Natural Fathers", "Sexual Molest"; ABA, "Abuse Allegations", "Third Party Visitation".

AAML Chapter

President, 1987-1988; Vice President, 1986-1987.